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Media Industries

Students work at the intersection of media creativity, technology and business as they learn about the broad structures and specific practices of film, television, radio, music, gaming, Internet and mobile media. Classes prepare students for entry-level and executive-track positions at major studios, network and cable television outlets, in the music business, and at emerging media companies that create video games, Internet apps and mobile content.

Required courses:
  • RTD 3__ – (approved 300 level)
  • RTD 3__ – (approved 300 level)
  • RTD 3__ – (approved 300 level)
  • RTD 4__ – (approved 400 level)
  • PLUS: 9 HOURS OF RTD ELECTIVES

Courses offered in this Specialization:

  • RTD 305 – Understanding Audiences
  • RTD 308 – Media Law, Policy, Regulation
  • RTD 325 – The Media You Use
  • RTD 351 – Program Content and Distribution
  • RTD 357 – Promoting the Media
  • RTD 377 – Selling Media
  • RTD 473 – Media Management